Nesting Ecology and Reproductive Correlates in the Desert-nesting Gray Gull Larus Modestus

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General objectives of my study were to describe the reproductive ecology of gray gulls in the large Lealtad colony, with emphasis on demographic parameters and physiological adaptations of eggs and chicks, which would complete some original objectives established in the early 1980's by Guerra and Fitzpatrick. Specifically, my study focused on describing, then comparing with other desert and non-desert nesting larids, interactive effects of ambient physical conditions and nest-site predation on eggs and chicks.

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Aguilar Pulido, Roberto E. (Roberto Eric) May 1993.

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General objectives of my study were to describe the reproductive ecology of gray gulls in the large Lealtad colony, with emphasis on demographic parameters and physiological adaptations of eggs and chicks, which would complete some original objectives established in the early 1980's by Guerra and Fitzpatrick. Specifically, my study focused on describing, then comparing with other desert and non-desert nesting larids, interactive effects of ambient physical conditions and nest-site predation on eggs and chicks.

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Aguilar Pulido, Roberto E. (Roberto Eric). Nesting Ecology and Reproductive Correlates in the Desert-nesting Gray Gull Larus Modestus, dissertation, May 1993; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279284/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .